Whether trying cheer or dance for the first time or competing on an elite team , All Star can provide a lifetime of great moments — and fun — for athletes and families . The USASF is here to inspire , engage and empower our members . We provide exclusive access to competitions , programming and resources that shape and enrich the All Star experience for athletes of all skill levels . As the national governing authority for All Star Cheer and Dance in the United States , the USASF is here to help you make the most of your All Star experience !
Is Our Focus
We champion the care , safety , development , inclusivity and diversity of All Star athletes . Athletes 1st is an allencompassing focus on the athlete that includes sport safety , safety while training , minor athlete abuse and misconduct prevention and the personal development and well being of the athlete . By networking with experts in child sexual abuse prevention and sharing programs and resources , that rely on these pillars , the USASF is committed to utilizing our platform for minimizing the risk of child sexual abuse . When we foster an environment of shared responsibility for the athletes we serve we can effectively teach life skills that they can utilize far beyond cheer and dance .
About the USASF
The U . S . All Star Federation ( USASF ) was founded in 2003 with the core principle of making All Star a safer sport by establishing fair and consistent rules and competition standards . The organization credentials coaches , certifies legality officials , sanctions competitions and maintains and adjusts ( as needed ) safety guidelines , all with the goal of providing the safest possible environment for cheer and dance athletes to train and compete .
We are a not-for-profit corporation established in Tennessee and are governed by bylaws , officers , a board of directors and 15 standing committees . The day-to-day operation of the USASF is handled by full-time , part-time and volunteer staff .
The USASF supports and enriches the lives of our All Star athletes and members . We provide consistent rules , strive for a safe environment for our athletes , drive excellence and promote a positive image for the sport .